Bracing myself for the sodden dash to Kauai, I’m almost ready to capitulate and buy an umbrella. Paul Smith often bores me, but I really love the number below – amazing how warping the lines is all to takes to make the fabric so visually arresting. And it strikes a nice compromise between the old, stately and expensive and the young nifty and cheap.
Speaking of water:
Felu Kuti is probably the artist I’d most have wanted to watch live.
I saw Femi and his band last year, which was inspiring, but the crowd turned electric only on the closing number, when he played a song by his great father.
- s (shout out to YB)
I think it was Thomas Jefferson that said every man has two nations – his own and France – watch this brilliantly amusing short film Je t’aime John Wayne and you will see the truth in that statement – Kris Marshall is the hysterically romantic hero.
But the mood of it also reminded me of the Paul Smith Winter 08 catalogue which features a moody young man in a bleak but romantisiced London background – Shoreditch perhaps…